Suck it up, Buttercup

Last week was tough.  It made me really wonder if I have a faster marathon in me.  It made me wonder if I’m actually capable of doing it.  It made me wonder if I even want to do it.  It made me wonder why I’m running another marathon, why I run marathons at all, and…

Running for a Reason

I’ve been wanting to check out a particular running group for a while now but could never seem to get my schedule to sync up with them… until this weekend.  The group is Wear Blue: Run to Remember.  The head of the local chapter came into the running store one day and told us about…

First World Problems

I’m happy to report that yesterday’s workout went well.  It was maybe a little tougher than I thought it would be, but mostly just comfortably difficult.  Except the last 2 minutes, those were just plain difficult.  I did have one little hiccup in the middle of the workout.  I run on the same treadmill every…

My Mantra

I’ve always liked repetition.  I like it in most aspects of my life.  When I first hear a new song that I like, I listen to it over and over.  Way past the point that most people can’t stand it anymore.  In fact, up until last year, I’d been listening to the same running mix…